The Orlando Magic franchise is turning 20 this season and, like most twenty year-olds, are starting to show signs of maturity. Coming off a memorable playoff run that left Orlando three games away from their first championship, the Magic look like serious contenders in the NBA. The team saw ups and downs and stuck together through it all. Now comes the hard part, keeping the ball rolling for the upcoming season. After losingá SF/PF Hedo Turkaglu and rookie standout SG Courtney Lee, among others, Orlando has made moves all off-season to insure their place at the top of the Eastern Conference. Much has been made of Shaquille O'Neal joining LeBron James in Cleveland and Kevin Garnett's return to the Boston Celtics lineup. The acquisition of Shaq seems like a desperate attempt to keep Ki ...
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